History. A Novel
First UK Edition. Translated from the Italian by William Weaver. Publisher’s black cloth boards with silver lettering to spine. Previous owner’s name and date in small writing to ffe. Very light foxing to top-edge of text block. In printed dust jacket with author’s portrait to rear. Spine slightly sunned. Flaps a little browned with some soiling to edges. *** First UK printing of Elsa Morante’s controversial Italian bestseller, published in Italy in 1974 and translated by her friend, the celebrated translator William Weaver, who helped to break her and her husband Alberto Moravia into the English-speaking market. A forgotten classic of the 1970s.
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|Publisher||Allen Lane/ Penguin Books Ltd|
|Book Condition||Near Fine|
|Jacket Condition||Near Fine|